07 juillet 2016

Spanish, second half 17th-century, pendant

Lot 95. Spanish, second half 17th-century, pendant in gold, set with emeralds and rubies, suspended from a later gold chain. Estimate £12,000 — 18,000. Price realised £27,500. Photo Sotheby's. pendant: 11.5cm., 4½in., 42.8cm., 16 7/8 in. overall. Provenance: Acquired by the present owner, circa 1963 Sotheby's. Old Master Sculpture and Works of Art Including Splendours from a Mantuan Palazzo, London, 05 Jul 2016
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09 avril 2014

An 18th century Iberian gold and emerald pendant

An 18th century Iberian gold and emerald pendant. Photo: Bonhams. Designed to be the centrepiece of a choker, the double-loop bow surmount with openwork and engraved floral and foliate decoration, suspending a quatrefoil cross, connected by a highly stylised floral motif, the whole set throughout with table-cut emeralds in box-collet settings with additional scrolling and beadwork, foiled closed-back settings throughout, the reverse with further engraving, mounted in yellow gold, length 11.0cm. Estimate £6,000 - 8,000 (€7,300 -... [Lire la suite]
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